Brendan Scott brendansweb at optusnet.com.au
Wed Apr 8 11:38:36 AEST 2009

Adrian Chadd wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 08, 2009, Martin Barry wrote:


> If the aim of the NBN is to hook everyone up to good enough internet
> as a tool, then that is happening right now for most places. Peoples'
> lives will simply adapt to the restrictions placed on said access.
> If the aim of the NBN is to allow Australia to innovate, then the
> government must (I hope!) notice that the majority of the innovation
> on the internet does NOT happen in an academic setting, and so providing
> end-users with the lowest cost, fastest possible local internet
> access is the best way to do that.

Yes.  IMO for business to innovate on an NBN would require drastic reforms to a number of different laws - in particular, copyright:


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